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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2004
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If you are having trouble getting a fractious cat out of its carrier and onto the scale, simply take the top off the carrier and hold the carrier top over the scale to create a different hiding place.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
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The options for treating feline hyperthyroidism include surgery, medical therapy, and radioiodine therapy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
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In this article, I describe the most common clinical signs and physical examination findings in hyperthyroid cats. I also review the available diagnostic methods, including their advantages and disadvantages.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
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Since it was first documented in 1979, hyperthyroidism has become increasingly more common in cats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
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A 9-year-old neutered male domestic shorthaired cat had been presented to the referring veterinarian for evaluation of lethargy and weight loss.
Jun 01, 2004
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Treating just one species is challenging enough, but veterinarians in general practice must care for dogs and cats every day of the week, and many of these general practitioners consider the following two facts incontrovertible:
Jun 01, 2004
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The CAPC guidelines are based on the concept that awareness of heartworms and other parasites can increase compliant use of broad-spectrum agents.
Jun 01, 2004
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Screening senior cats for evidence of renal insufficiency is a rewarding undertaking.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
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Coming in August: Dr. Carmichael will complete his discussion on feline oral diseases including odontoclastic resorptive lesions, treatment options for fractured teeth, feline gingivitis/stomatitis syndrome and feline oral neoplasia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Calcium oxalate (CaOx) was the most common (47 percent) mineral in feline uroliths submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center during 2003 (Table 1). More than two-thirds of feline nephroliths were composed of CaOx.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2004
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Q. Please provide a brief review of diagnosis and treatment of feline asthma.
Oct 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
The E.R.D.-HealthScreenTM Feline Urine Test can detect disease in feline patients before signs appear.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
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Recently a colleague in private practice asked me for advice about how to treat xanthine bladder stones formed by an 11-month-old, spayed female domestic shorthaired cat.
May 01, 2003
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Now that you have decided what to include in your feline preventive medicine program, how do you implement your ideas? The implementation process begins where everything else begins in a typical veterinary hospital - at the front desk.
May 01, 2003
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An owner depends on the veterinarian to assess the danger of any potential disease to his or her dog or cat. In some instances, these dangers are well known by the general public (rabies, distempter, FeLV), and owner's may request these "preventative measures".